Cazorla & Saleme
Painter Patricia Cazorla and sculptor Nancy Saleme are a Venezuelan-American aunt and niece collaborative team who began working together in 2010. Their work focuses on social justice issues. They have both earned a bachelor of Fine Arts and are living in New York since 1996. Cazorla & Saleme have been awarded exhibitions, commissions, residencies, and grants inside and outside of the U.S. They have accomplished 11 public art commissions and two more to complete this year. They were granted with the NFA Project Grant by NALAC, the Puffin Foundation Visual Arts Award, the UNIQLO Park Expressions Grant, NYC Parks and the Fund for Public Health NYC/El Museo del Barrio and recently the Connecting Communities Art in Public Spaces Residency by John Michael Kohler Art Center. They are currently artists in residence at Chashama, NYC. Their work has been reviewed by Artdaily.org, Univision News, Remezcla, EFE Spanish international news agency, El Diario-La Prensa, Univision 41, New York Daily News, News 12 The Bronx, Artnet and Time Out NYC.